Vicpet to Connect Growler-5 Producer to Growler Oil Field Facility

Vicpet, as operator for the PRL 15 Joint Venture, has advised that Growler-5 has been successfully completed with the Ensign 5 workover rig, with the reservoir being perforated underbalanced for production on January 18, 2009.

After being swabbed in, the well produced clean oil to the tank over a 4 hour flow period at a rate of 960 barrels of oil per day on a 16/64 inch choke with a flowing well head pressure of 283 psi. On shut in the well head pressure built to 522 psi within 30 minutes on a 16/64 inch choke.

The Growler-5 well will now be tied into the Growler Oil Field Central Production Facility to contribute to the production of the Growler Oil Field.

The participants in Growler-5 and PRL 15 and their respective interests through their wholly owned subsidiaries are as follows:

  • Victoria Petroleum N.L. (Operator) 40%
  • Impress Energy Limited 40%
  • Roma Petroleum N.L. 20%
     

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